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TWiT Network: Security Now!

Steve Gibson, the man who coined the term spyware and created the first anti-spyware program, creator of Spinrite and ShieldsUP, discusses the hot topics in security today with Leo Laporte. Records live every Tuesday at 1:00pm PT/4:00pm ET.
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TWiT Network: Security Now!
Dec 25, 2013 TWiT
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Steve opens up his archives to show some of his first appearances with Leo on the Screen Savers.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
All things NSA, Acoustic Crypto Key leakage, FIDO Alliance and SQRL, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Patch Tuesday, Firefox 26, NSA and Google cookies, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Dec 4, 2013 TWiT
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A closer look at "BULLRUN", the NSA's code name for their Encryption Cracking initiative, TL Warp Drive, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Nov 27, 2013 TWiT
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Following another week overfilled with interesting security-related news, Steve and Leo spend an hour and a half diving deeply into an updated (and likely very close to correct) understanding of the COIN payment card, news on the CryptoLocker front, a close look at a patent troll case that has so far done the wrong way, and much more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Nov 20, 2013 TWiT
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Security news, the coin wallet idea, why does proXPN allow only twelve characters, Steve explains RADIUS, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Microsoft TIFF 0-day flaw, lots of Bitcoin happenings, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Nov 6, 2013 TWiT
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TrueCrypt Audit, Google versus the NSA, LastPass update, and much more news.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Firefox 25, LinkedIn Intro, CryptoLocker, SQRL, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 23, 2013 TWiT
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Google's “Project Shield”, CryptoSeal, CryptoLocker, Shumway, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Two new valuable features of SQRL, Internet Governance Project, Lavabit, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 9, 2013 TWiT
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Secure QR Login followup, Lavabit defied the FBI, Microsoft's second Tuesday, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 2, 2013 TWiT
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Fingerprints are usernames, BitTorrent Chat, Steve's practical replacement for website usernames and passwords, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Sep 25, 2013 TWiT
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NSA-influenced code and backdoors, iOS7 flaws, TouchID, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
Social media monitoring at school, unpatchable Java 6 exploits, IPv6 subversion, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Sep 11, 2013 TWiT
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LastPass and the NSA, MyOpenID, Patch Tuesday, NSA versus encryption, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Sep 4, 2013 TWiT
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NSA and USA in the doghouse, New Zealand bans software patents, more JAVA trouble, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Kim Dotcom's secure email solution, Wickr, Cackle, Hemlis, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 21, 2013 TWiT
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Steve and Leo cover the consequences of the Snowden leaks and, with that in mind, they examine the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) system for encrypting email and attachments.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Lavabit, Silent Circle, Android and BitCoin, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 7, 2013 TWiT
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Firefox 23, Twitter multi-factor auth improvements, NSA Director's bad time at Black Hat, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
XKeyscore, SkyDrive looking for a new name, Megamos Crypto, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jul 24, 2013 TWiT
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Department of Homeland Security overreaction, Feds want master encryption keys, Apple's dev site hacked, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jul 17, 2013 TWiT
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Microsoft handing NSA encrypted messages, Feds disinvited to Def Con, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jul 10, 2013 TWiT
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A creepy PRISM thought, a defense against it, a big Microsoft patch Tuesday, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Snowden leaks continue, Firefox 22, Project Chess, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jun 26, 2013 TWiT
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Snowden leaks continue, Firefox 22, Project Chess, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
More on PRISM, the business of secretive communication, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jun 12, 2013 TWiT
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Diving deep and defining NSA's PRISM data collection, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Car door lock mystery, Zeus Trojan on Facebook, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
May 29, 2013 TWiT
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Login with Amazon, Google to update SSL certificates, anatomy of a hack, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
New Firefox cookie policy, Skype snooping, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
May 15, 2013 TWiT
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iPhone cracking for law enforcement, New Yorker opens an anonymous dead-drop system, Syria dropped off the Net again, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Iyaz Akhtar, Steve Gibson
Quantum Internet, BT tests IP address sharing, Syria on the Internet, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
May 1, 2013 TWiT
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After catching up with the week's security news, Steve and Leo examine everything that's currently known about the recently released "BitTorrent Sync" peer-to-peer file sharing and folder synchronizing application. Everything seen so far looks 100% correct and VERY useful.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Another JAVA flaw, Google Street View data collection in Germany, Malware in Google Play Apps, and more!
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Apr 17, 2013 TWiT
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Wordpress botnet, another JAVA update, CRAPCHAs, Virtual Private Networks, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Comcast's Blocked Ports, Verizon DSL begins to NAT it's users, VUDO, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Apr 3, 2013 TWiT
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COX is blocking UPnP, "Darkleech", poor Comcast JavaScript, Distributed Database technology, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Apple authentication, FBI and Real-Time interception, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
More Java vulnerabilities, Microsoft and NBC.com hacked, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Organized crime on the Internet, botnets, ransomware, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson, Brian Krebs
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Feb 20, 2013 TWiT
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Bitcoin, Carna Botnet, Krebs DDoS'd, distributed hash tables, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
More JAVA vulnerabilities, more Flash vulnerabilities, DNT and IE10, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Packet of Death, 0-day PDF exploit, Silent Circle, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Feb 6, 2013 TWiT
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Evernote resets 50 million passwords, Oracle issues emergency JAVA update, Tor's updated operation, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Feb 6, 2013 TWiT
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UPnP nightmare, Lucky Thirteen attack on SSL, Silent Circle, Mega security overview, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jan 30, 2013 TWiT
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Exploitable open UPnP router ports, whole disk encryption on SSD's, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jan 23, 2013 TWiT
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The future of anti-hacking password scrambling, Red October, Google and Yubikey, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Zero-day Java flaw, Linksys remote preauth vulnerability, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Jan 9, 2013 TWiT
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Major Ruby on Rails flaw, Yahoo Mail gets HTTPS, Social widget privacy concerns, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
IE Micro-Speak vulnerability, effectiveness of anti-virus, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Dec 26, 2012 TWiT
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Take a trip back to 1990 with Steve as he details a familiar topic: Hard drive failure.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Samsung Exynos vulnerability, MintEye, Java security feature enhancements, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Dec 12, 2012 TWiT
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TOR Hidden Services, Team Ghostshell, security implications of QR codes, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Password cracking, TOR Exit Node arrest, McAfee's location, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Java exploit for sale, Key Captcha, problems with GoDaddy, DTLS, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Firefox 17, John McAfee, Facebook now HTTPS, NASA breach, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
Skype password reset nightmare, Symantec A/V comprimise, Microsoft security, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
Adobe update, Firefox "Click-To-Play", Do Not Track on Chrome, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Tom Merritt, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 31, 2012 TWiT
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Probabilistic Encryption, Yahoo ignoring IE10's DNT header, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Oracle exploit, the power of Algebra, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 17, 2012 TWiT
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UPEK fingerprint software, Oracle software patch, ECC, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
RSA warning, UPEK fingerprint reader disaster, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Oct 3, 2012 TWiT
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NFC: What is it, how does it work, what are the security implications, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
CRIME update, massive JAVA exploit, Samsung's remote wipe issue, Your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Sep 19, 2012 TWiT
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Internet Explorer 0-day exploit, Lastpass Sentry, BMW key cloning, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson, Mark Russinovich
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Sep 11, 2012 TWiT
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Microsoft's 2nd Tuesday, Massive GoDaddy Outage, OATH / OAUTH / OpenID and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Leaked FBI laptop, Apple UDID leak, Java emergency update, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 29, 2012 TWiT
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Java vulnerabilities, new TNO Cloud storage solutions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 22, 2012 TWiT
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Password cracking update, cracking MS-CHAPv2, Sync being proactive, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Microsoft's big Patch Tuesday, Critial Adobe Flash update, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 8, 2012 TWiT
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Epic hack on Mat Honan, Google two-factor authentication, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
TWiT Network: Security Now!
Aug 1, 2012 TWiT
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Dropbox security update, Outlook.com, Tesco plain text passwords, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson
Neuroscience and cryptography unite, Serial Interception Sequence Learning, your questions, and more.
Topics: twit, security now, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson